12 Things You Can Do During the Long Vacation


You are in the examination week, experiencing exams fever, you are halfway done with your packing and you are really looking forward to the long vacation. You say hello to the long vacation and tell school: Don’t worry school, I won’t miss you at all.

Let’s face this, you have no idea how you are going to make this long vacation a memorable one, or how you are going to spend it. Hakuna matata people! EOnline Ghana has got you covered.

  1. Go to the village.


That’s right, you really read that correctly. Visit the village. The city is full of noise, full of dirt and full of sweat, you need a quiet rural place to hide for a while and reflect on life. This is the opportunity for you to unplug from social media and technology for a while and experience life without artificial thing attached to it. This also gives you the chance to experience village life on the farm, fishing areas and go on a hike.

  1. Attend the Chale Wote Street Art Festival

chale wote

Fortunately, the Chale Wote Festival is normally organized during the long vacation period. It is a yearly event that brings art, music, dance and performance out into the streets. It is a fun event to attend with your friends, take pictures and see art by talented Ghanaians that are discovered.

  1. Attend a Y Dialogue Event


Y-Dialogues is organized by YFM, Ghana to bring the youth together to talk on relevant issues concerning us. For more information, visit yfmghana

  1. Do an internship/attachment


This is the chance for you to get a feel of the real world or the career world. This is also the chance to apply what you learnt during the academic year, and gain skills that were not taught in the class.

  1. Start Journaling


Journaling is a therapeutic way of writing down one’s feelings, and thoughts. This is the place to display your literary talents bhy writing poetry, stories and quotes you love and want to keep.

  1. Start a blog


Blogging is a fun thing to do. Create a blog and choose a niche you want to write about, whether it is about fashion, fitness, garden, automobile, sports, wanderlust, you name it. Pour your knowledge about it on the internet and let people learn a thing or two from your blog.

  1. Read


Reading is a fun thing to do if you love doing it already. Reading lets you explore, set on an adventure you dream of embarking. You can read novels, comic books, magazines, journals. It broadens your mind and lets you learn more stuff like new words, new concepts and everything in between.

  1. Volunteer

Take this chance to volunteer for a cause. Voluntary works brings smiles and makes you feel good about sparing your time to help others for a good cause.

  1. Join a book club

Joining a book club helps you to be on track to read books. If you have problems doing #7, joining a book club will help you be on track. Plus, it is an avenue for you to make new friends.

  1. Watch a movie marathon

This can be done alone or with a loved one, or a group of friends. Pile up a number of movies of different genres, both old and new movies. This would be a fun thing to do with some snacks around.

  1. Attend a movie premiere

Attending a movie premiere is an opportunity for you to meet your favourite celebrities. In attending a movie premiere, you get to be the first among all humans to watch a movie that has just been released.

  1. Pamper yourself


It says it all.

Do you have any other good way of spending the long vacation?